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Sweat Equity Brings Confidence to Homeowners

Sweat Equity Brings Confidence to Homeowners As part of our build it and buy it model, Habitat homeowners like Angela, help build their own homes during sweat equity hours. Sweat equity is an opportunity for families to have hands-on experience helping build their safe, affordable home alongside Habitat staff and volunteers. Sweat equity is also… Read more

Habitat Goes Solar

Habitat Goes Solar Part of a years-long effort to offset energy costs is beginning to payoff in a big way at Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity. Over the past two years, Construction Director Chris Garrison has led a side project to decrease our organization’s overhead, while creating a self-sustaining source of energy. Solar panels were installed… Read more

Bucks & Sargento Tipoff for Homes Build Begins

Bucks & Sargento Tipoff for Homes Build Begins All week long, Sargento employees are in Milwaukee’s Midtown neighborhood to raise the walls of a safe, affordable Habitat for Humanity home. Sargento sponsored this home in part through their Tipoff for Homes partnership with the NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks. Sargento donated $500 for every tipoff won… Read more

Hanging Memories On A New Wall

Hanging Memories On A New Wall Sasha’s mother loved photography. Growing up in Chicago, Sasha says her mom was always capturing moments on film. Framed family photos lined the walls of stairwells. It’s a memory that reminds Sasha of home. “That’s always symbolized happiness, the American Dream,” she says. “I’ve always wanted to read the… Read more